Penan, Eastern

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A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
“Punan” (pej.)
Population

10,000 in Malaysia (2011 SIL). Population total all countries: 10,055.

Location

Sarawak, Apoh river district, east of Baram river. Also in Brunei.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Penan Apoh. Related to Western Penan [pne] and Uma Lasan [xky], but not intelligible.

Language Development
NT: 1978–2009.
Writing
Latin script.

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